Aerospace and Defence
Morson are the UK's No.1 aerospace recruiter, supplying the aerospace and defence industry for 50 years.
We currently have over 7,000 blue and white contractors on assignment across the globe.
We pride ourselves on our involvement with some of the world’s most prominent aerospace and defence organisations, having developed good working relationships with companies that are running many of the most exciting aerospace projects the industry has to offer.
In such a diverse industry, aviation and aerospace jobs can take candidates down a wide range of career paths, both internationally and here in the UK. With aerospace jobs required in both military and civilian aviation projects, this dynamic sector regularly throws up a whole host of new opportunities for those interested in working in the industry. Candidates can find opportunities from aviation quality and inspection jobs to aeronautical engineering.
Our aerospace and defence recruitment teams are divided into five specialist sectors - systems and software, design and analysis, manufacturing and production, MRO, and professional services. Dividing our recruitment teams in this way helps us cater for individuals and organisations looking to fill specialist aerospace jobs. Our specialist recruitment teams have a proven track record of being able to locate and successfully place talent across the full lifecycle of aviation and aerospace projects, from the initial design, test and validation stages through to the manufacturing, production and delivery phases. From our extensive candidate talent pool, we are able to source personnel who have vast skill sets, enabling us to recruit individuals that can support the components of each technical area across land, sea and air platforms.
Our dedicated Systems and Software division continues to develop and grow as the demand and requirements for specialist personnel increases. Our team have experience placing systems and software engineering candidates across all areas of the aerospace and defence sector, from complex missile systems contracts, to the integration of sophisticated avionics systems in aircraft and helicopters.
The specialist recruitment consultants that make up our aerospace design team are experts in their field. We’ve got experience sourcing and supplying exceptional individuals for niche disciplines in projects both in the UK and around the world. We work with some of the world’s most prominent and exciting aerospace and defence organisations, who are always on the lookout for candidates of exceptional quality to fulfil challenging new roles.
We have full capability in blue and white collar skills, able to supply personnel globally. With 40 years as the UK's leading recruitment supplier our core disciplines range from manufactuing engineers to jig and tool designers.
We provide resources and line maintenance support from 'A checks' through to 'D checks', service bulletins and engine changes. Other support activites include: process management, fuel tank repair, AOG teams, training and apprenticeships. We work with Airbus and Boeing fleets, military fixed wing and rotary aircraft with over 3000 personnel on assignment. In 2018 Morson expanded our MRO capabilities by gaining EASA Part 145 approvals on Boeing 737, Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft. Our MRO activities are an exciting new part of the business that is growing fast. Morson’s line stations have full tooling provision and utilise the latest and greatest equipment in the business. This includes mobile iPads with Morson’s proprietary aircraft maintenance system “MAES.mobile”.
Our professional services recruitment team completes our 'one stop shop' offering of aerospace recruitment services. We recruit for finance, HR, procurement and business change verticals and have 750 white collar contractors on client sites.
We spoke to Senior Systems Engineer at Thales, Estel Dandridge, who took us through the project and her career...
Configuration Engineer Overall Department Direction The Whole Boat Engineering Management Team (WB EMT) provides three core functions for Babcock's activity on the Dreadnought Project Design Management, Integrated Logistic Support Elements, and Whole Boat Integration. The three facets are mutually dependant and ultimately provide the basis for what is the Whole Boat Support Integrator (WBSI). This role within the Design Management facet of the WB EMT is full time. Main Purpose of Role The Systems Engineer (Configuration) role is primarily to provide support to the Configuration Lead to manage the configured 'supportable submarine' including the configuration of supportability analysis and support products. Ensuring control across the project in accordance with the configuration management plan, providing guidance to achieve the aforementioned, to act on behalf of the Configuration Lead when necessary, to assist in document control when required, to take ownership of aspects of configuration management as directed by the Configuration Lead. Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences 2-5 years' experience within Engineering, Science, Pharmaceutical, Configuration or an applicable field Working towards professional registration Logical and Analytical Willing to engage with stakeholders at all level. Qualifications STEM degree or relevant experience Must have live Security Clearance
Role Overview The Spacecraft Production UK department is looking for an RF Test Engineer. This role sits within the Satellite Payload Test and Validation work stream. The RF Test Engineer is typically responsible for the preparation of the test procedures and the operational support to the AIT Operations team. Main responsibilities include the test procedure preparation in line with the test requirements prior to the delivery to the clean room, test phase planning and sequencing, test readiness preparation, assessment and support during the test phase, evaluation for access and orientations reviews. On project and for day to day activities, the RF Test Engineer supports the Head of the Payload Test Managers, who manages the workload of the team between project preparation and support and longer-term development activities. The role includes taking part in the long-term development of procedures and test procedure automation. Duties: As part of the RF Engineering Team, the successful candidate will be in charge of the preparation required for the development of a test phase and also to provide support during the different test phases such as alignment, section test, TCR and end to end test campaign for the different projects To support projects and cascade knowledge to other payload test Engineers Test phase planning and sequencing providing input to the master schedule Focal point for all procedure related activities post design / customization and through to operational support (possibly including out of hours / on-call support) Liaise with the Test Manager (owner of the AIT Test preparation schedule) to achieve successful project milestones reviews with associated document inputs Support the weekly and monthly reporting to the project team and to the AIT department management team Work hand-in-hand with the Payload AIT Quality organization to ensure adherence to standard processes Support the engineer in charge of the project customization phase and the payload test manager in the definition the test planes and interfaces. The RF Engineer will support the investigation of non-conformances, contributing to problem solving, implementation of investigations and corrective actions as detailed by the NRB. Take an active role in the Payload AIT Test Continuous Improvement through Lessons Learnt and Second Closure Skills Required: Essential: Knowledge of RF Test techniques or RF systems Knowledge of RF Test Systems and RF instruments (Network analysers, Spectrum Analysers, AWG; Power Meters; RF Amplifiers, Oscilloscopes; etc.) Teamwork with good communication skills MS Office (Word, Excel) Previous industrial experience is not mandatory Telecom Payload Result processing Knowledge of Microsoft Visual Basic (Excel Macros) Leadership attributes Analysis skills and methodical approach to problem resolution and investigations Understanding of the functionality of communication satellites and practical knowledge of complex test campaigns Availability to work abroad as well as shift, 'on-call' and weekend working as required Desirable Skills: An Engineering degree with a specialisation in RF / Electronics / Aerospace Knowledge in instrumentation is desirable but not essential.
Our Burnley Client has a requirement for Manufacturing Engineers to undertake the below contract role. Knowledge & experience required * Support to shopfloor on assembly queries / issues * Knowledge of Catia, PLM (Teamcenter) & SAP * Configuration management, particularly identifying impact & flowdown of design change to work instructions & condition of supply of detail parts * Lean & Continuous Improvement initiative * Compilation & update of assembly work instructions * Understanding of design data including 3D models, 2D drawings (including G D & T), BOM comparison & component allocation * Quality documentation including FAIR (or equivalent), assembly traceability & inspection * Not afraid of a challenge & 'digging a little deeper' to identify real root cause of issues & the subsequent remedial actions. * Familiar with QRQC processes & problem solving tools
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